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Animal's people

Animal's people
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S0004436902 Sin
Adult Fiction General   Griffith . Available .  
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ISBN 9781416526278
Call Number F Sin
Author Sinha, Indra
Title Animal's people
Publication details London : Pocket Books, 2008, c2007.
Notes Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Ever since he can remember, Animal has gone on all fours, the catastrophic result of what happened on That Night when, thanks to an American chemical company, the Apocalypse visited his slum. Now not quite twenty, he leads a hand-to-mouth existence with his dog Jara and a crazy old nun called Ma Franci, and spends his nights fantasising about Nisha, the daughter of a local musician, and wondering what it must be like to get laid. When a young American doctor, Elli Barber, comes to town to open a free clinic for the still suffering townsfolk - only to find herself struggling to convince them that she isn't there to do the dirty work of the 'Kampani' - Animal plunges into a web of intrigues, scams and plots with the unabashed aim of turning events to his own advantage. Compellingly honest, entertaining and entirely without self-pity, Animal's account lights our way into his dark world with flashes of pure joy - from the very first page all the way to the story's explosive ending.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Bhopal Union Carbide Plant Disaster, Bhopal, India, 1984
Slums India
Americans India
Subject Added Entry - Geographic India -- Social conditions
Genre General fiction
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